|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Arthur C. Clarke - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Paul Anderson interviews sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke, author of the short story that inspired the film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Keywords: clarke; pacifica; revolution; anderson; interview; odyssey
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - James Baldwin - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Confronted by conservative R.H.Darden, a white reporter, James Baldwin questions his own qualifications to represent the average black man. (3:45)Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: baldwin; pacifica; darden; race
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Joan Baez - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks out in support of Joan Baez after her arrest for blocking the Oakland Armed Forces Induction Center. Special note: Joan Baez never heard this speech until Pacifica Radio Archives Director Brian DeShazor presented her with a copy of the restored audio. (3:07) Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: king; demonstration; activist; vietnam; pacifica; baez; draft; induction
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Madame Nguyen Thi Binh - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Pacifica reporter Madeliene Duckles describes Madame Thi Binh before she speaks out against the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. (2:14)
Keywords: vietnam; binh; duckles; war; peace; pacifica
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Margaret Mead - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dr Margaret Mead addresses the "Human Values Under Pressure Forum at the First Unitarian Church" in San Francisco, reading a moving written by a 15 year old boy.
Keywords: unitarian; mead; values; human; pacifica; revolution
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Melina Mercouri - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Academy Award nominated Greek Actress Melina Mercouri speaks out against the Greek Military coup d'etat. (4:38)
Keywords: mercouri; junta; Greece; coup d'etat; pacifica; revolution
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - My Lai Massacre - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Sy Hersh speaks about exposing the MyLai Massacre. (3:00) Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: vietnam; massacre; my lai; hersh; pulitzer; pacifica
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Olympics - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Olympic champions Tommie Smith and John Carlos mount the Victory Stand shoeless, with bowed heads and fists raised in a demonstration of Black Power. Pacifica Radio Archives
Keywords: olympics; revolution; black; black power; pacifica
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Rev Jesse Jackson - Pacifica Radio Archives|
A young Jesse Jackson leads the demonstrators at Resurrection City in his famous call-and-response poem, "I Am - Somebody". (4:08)
Keywords: jackson; somebody; resurrection; poetry; pacifica; jesse
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Tet Offensive - Pacifica Radio Archives|
President Johnson's state-of-the-union address on January 14, 1968 estimated the cost of the Vietnam war to the U.S. at $25 billion dollars a year. In the morning hours of January 31, the lunar new year, combined forces of the National Front for the Liberation of South Vietnam and the People's Army of Vietnam began a military campaign that became the turning point in the conflict. Record casualties were suffered on both sides...
Keywords: tet; vietnam; army; conflict; minor; pacifica; johnson
|1968 Revolution Rewind Moment - Thich Nhat Hanh - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. nominated Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh for the 1967 Nobel Peace Prize to honor his efforts at a peaceful reconciliation to the Vietnam conflict. Thich Nhat Hanh advocates the Buddhist philosophy of non-violence and compassionate action. He continues to teach The Art of Mindful Living in retreats from his exile in France and in workshops around the world. In 1968, Pacifica Radio Archives presented Thich Nhat Hanh reciting his poem The Witness Remains in English and the o...
Keywords: hanh; vietnam; buddhism; poetry; pacifica; nobel
|Race and the grand jury|
Examination of the Berkeley City Council's proposed resolution by Councilman Ron Dellums calling for the release of Huey P. Newton. The motion calls for the release of Huey P. Newton from jail in Oakland, CA, on the grounds that this indictment by the Grand Jury was unconstitutional because the Grand Jury was selected by a racist process. Produced by Colin Edwards.
|Radicalization at Columbia University 1968 - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Radicalization at Columbia University / produced by Bob Murphy and Bob Bisom. Recorded at Columbia University. Report and actuality of student activities on the Columbia University campus. Includes speeches by Mark Rudd and Juan Gonzales.|RADICALIZATION AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY produced by Bob Murphy and Bob Bisom. - Report from actuality of Columbia University student activities. Includes speeches by Mark Rudd and Juan Gonzales, along with other sutdents...
Keywords: radical; radicalization; columbia; revolt; student; pacifica
|Radio Nation: WTO meeting special|
Marc Cooper of the Nation magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Co-hosts include John Nichols and Doug Henwood of the the Nation magazine. Recording contains highlights of the meetings, interviews with protesters outside the conference, interviews with labor leaders including George Becker and Jose Bove, and Harold Meyerson from the LA Weekly...
|Radio Nation: WTO meeting special|
Marc Cooper of the Nation Magazine hosts this Radio Nation update on the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization, known as "The Battle in Seattle." Recording contains highlights of the meetings as well as interviews with several protesters outside the conference on their purpose for coming to Seattle and how they are planning to protest. First 15 minutes, 4pm. See DAT0010 for entire show.
|Rally after Greek Theater|
Art Goldberg reports on the conference with Clark Kerr at the Greek Theater and the refusal to allow Mario Savio to speak. Savio gives a brief summary of the free speech issues. He commends the proposal which was read by Professor Hirsch [see AZ1393], but then lists the problems involved with the proposal. He calls for a "ceasefire" until the Senate meets and responds to the faculty proposal. Following, Savio is interviewed about why he was not allowed to speak at the Greek Theater and about the...
|Rally for the Oakland Seven|
"Speeches by Bobby Seale, Chairman of the Black Panther Party and Black Panther Party co-founder; Bettina Aptheker, Free Speech Leader; Robert Scheer, managing editor of Ramparts Magazine; Bob Avakian, Steering Committee of the Peace and Freedom Party; and John Kelly, professor of U.C. Berkeley Math Department, supporting the anti-draft activities of the Oakland Seven. Held on January 26, 1968 on Sproul Hall Steps at University of California, Berkeley...
|Rally on Sproul Steps|
On December 3, 1964 at noon, Professor John Leggett of the Sociology Department speaks about the administration decisions and reaction to student arrests at the Sproul Hall sit-in. An announcement is made that grad studnet instructos in Sociology have recognized the legitimacy of the studnet strike and will not teach classes on campus for the duration of the strike. All classes in Economics and English have been canceled...
|Rats (Episode 17 of 29)|
A play with elements of suspense and fantasy which comments on contemporary life, written by Canadian playwright Michel Corbeil and first produced on WBAI's Mind's Eye Theatre. The cast includes Dan Leach, Carole Silon, Marvin Felix Camilo, Stephanie Moss, Jane Sanford and John Tormey. Produced by Charles Lewis, directed by Michel Corbeil. Technical direction by Ed Woodard. This recording was formerly cataloged as BB3818.23.
Keywords: Radio plays; Corbeil; Michel
|Reaction to Dan White Verdict / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective.|
"This tape features man-on-the-street reactions to the verdict of the Dan White trial that culminated in the White Night riot of May 21, 1979. Over 10,000 people came out to San Francisco's Civic Center to protest the decision of the courts to convict the former supervisor on two counts of voluntary manslaughter, for which he would receive less than five years of jail time. The reactions of those interviewed range from mournful to livid, with some calling for the total destruction of City Hall...
|Readings from two University of California, Berkeley faculty reports|
According to the interim report, Academic Senate Emergency Executive Committee meets with regents on December 17, 1964. On December 18, 1964, Regents declared that advocacy or content of speech will not be restricted beyond the purview of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. Regents establish a committee that will meet with students and faculty regarding matters of campus political activity, with the intent of providing maximum freedom with responsibility...
|ReClaiming the Shattered Past (of Cambodia) - Pacifica Radio Archives|
RECLAIMING THE SHATTERED PAST, produced by Barbara Bernstein. SERIES: Cambodian culture : Death Of A Sideshow. no. 4 - Series exploring the development of Khmer culture. Part four examines the current struggle among surviving Cambodians to preserve what is left of their culture following the Khmer Rouge civil war. Now under Vietnamese rule, former refugees are now reclaiming Cambodia's shattered past...
Keywords: khmer; cambodia; vietnam; culture; refugee; pacifica; berstein
|Religion and the homosexual|
The program discusses issues for and by the homosexual community. Many of the letters received have been concerned about the problem of religion and homosexuality. The guest speaker is Reverend Robert W. Wood from the United Church of Christ in New York and the author of "Christ and the Homosexual" published in 1960 which is the first book to present a liberal protestant position of ministry with the homosexual which received two awards of merit...
|Remembering Stonewall : a radio documentary on the birth of a movement / narrated by Michael Schirker ; produced by David Isay.|
"Radio documentary about the New York Police Department Public Morals Section"" raid upon the Stonewall Inn on June 27 1969. Patrons of The Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar, fought the police officers, thus starting a riot. This program uses views of the participants, examines the gay life both before and after the event, and its impact upon gay politics and history in the United States. Participants include: Deputy Inspector Seymour Pine; Sylvia Rivera"
|Report from Berkeley (1966): narrated and produced by Scott Keech (Part 1 of 3)|
Scott Keech reports on the Free Speech Movement at the University California, Berkeley. The recording begins with Mario Savio reading an agreement made between the students and UC Berkeley on October 2, 1964. It is followed with actuality from the student strike. The demonstrators debate whether to act politically or morally but then are interrupted by the arrests of students in the lobby. FSM leaders continue to speak on what the protest encompasses.
|Report from Berkeley (1966): narrated and produced by Scott Keech (Part 2 of 3)|
Report and actuality of the student strike and Free Speech Movement at University of California, Berkeley. An explanation is given by the administration for calling the police on the sit-in. The reason the police were called was because the protest was being led by non-students, the bookstore was not able to function, amnesty was offered to students but was refused, and no evidence was given that they were planning on leaving...
|Report from Berkeley (1966): narrated and produced by Scott Keech (Part 3 of 3)|
The recording consists of reports and actuality of the student strike and Free Speech Movement at U.C. Berkeley. Demonstrators continue to ask questions and get answers from the administration. At the rally, Mario Savio speaks about the free speech issues and announces that they will go on strike. Scott Keech phones in a report on the meeting of about 250-300 faculty members and the rest of the events of the rally and strike.
|Report of FSM march through campus from Sproul Plaza to Regents office and performances by Joan Baez|
A report is given on the union picket line around University Hall in Millman's Union. Joan Baez sings "All My Trials", "There But for Fortune", "Donna Donna", and "Blowing in the Wind". In between songs, an announcement is made about the FSM delegation of five which has been seated in the room for the Regents meeting. The delegation of five includes Mario Savio, Steve Weissman, Mona Hutchin, Mike Rossman and Ron Anastasi...
|Report on university governance: moderated by Elsa Knight Thompson|
Elsa Knight Thompson and U.C. Berkeley student movement leaders Mario Savio, Bettina Aptheker, Frank Bardacke, and Reese Erlich, discuss the report entitled "Culture of the University, Governance and Education: the Report of the Study Commission on University Governance" by the University of California, which describes the role of the students on campus. Broadcast on KPFA on February 7, 1968.
|Reports on Operation Hoodwink, intelligence and the IRS, the cost of intelligence operations, Nixon's role in Chile|
Katherine Ferguson reports on COINTELPRO Operation Hoodwink, IRS intelligence operations including Special Service Staff, the cost of intelligence, and Robert Krulwich reports on Nixon's plot to prevent Allende's presidency in Chile. Broadcast on KPFK May 30, 1975.
|REVEREND RALPH ABERNATHY Speech on the Poor People's Campaign - Pacifica Radio Archives|
REVEREND RALPH ABERNATHY - Speech on the poor people's campaign at Solidarity Day, June 19, 1968. RECORDED: in Washington, D.C. BROADCAST: KPFK, 19 June 1968.(61 min.) BB4836 Pacifica Radio Archives.
Keywords: abernathy; pacifica; poor people campaign; solidarity; washington; activism
|Revolution for breakfast|
Jeff Kamen narrates this audio documentary about the Free Breakfast for School Children program put on by the Black Panthers and the Young Lords throughout the United States. Includes interviews with Joan Kelly, national coordinator of the Free Breakfast program; Bobby Rush, Chicago Black Panther Party Minister of Defense; Jimmy Johnson, coordinator of Free Breakfast programs in Southern California; Ronald Tyson, coordinator of the New York City Free Breakfast program; and Louie Nunez, coordinat...
Keywords: BLACK PANTHERS; POLITICAL PARTIES; AFRICAN AMERICANS; CHILDREN
|Rita Mae Brown at the Women's Building|
Writer and activist Rita Mae Brown (1944 - ) delivers a speech at the Women's Building in Los Angeles on July 4, 1976. Brown talks about the way both men and women suffer under the patriarchy through pornographic violence and nostalgia in the mass media. She tells the audience that "you've got to become an actor, not a reactor" and that the Equal Rights Amendment is a "worn-out issue" meant to distract from more pressing issues...
|Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Kris Welch and Philip Maldari|
Rita Mae Brown is an American author who talks about her book "Venus Envy", which is about a woman who comes out about her sexuality after a misdiagnosis of lung cancer, as well as telling everybody what she thinks. Brown has authored several other books such as "Rubyfruit Jungle", "A Nose of Justice" and the "Sister Jane Foxhunting Mystery" series.
|Robert Duncan at Cody's.|
Robert Duncan reads from his book Bending the Bow at Cody's Bookstore in Berkeley. Duncan reads "The Concert" (00:00:00), "Ancient Reveries and Declamations" (00:03:54), "The Readers" (00:10:36), "Equilibrations" (00:14:23), "Parsifal (after Wagner and Verlaine)" (00:21:31), "The Currents" (00:23:47), "The Torso" (00:27:27), "The Earth" (00:30:52), "An Illustration (Passages 20)" (00:34:17), "Transgressing the Real (Passages 27)" (00:36:47 - cuts off at end).
|Robert Duncan reads|
American poet, Robert Duncan, reads some of his own works. He reads "Homage to Coleridge" written in 1955, a poem from the book "Letters" to be published in 1957, and two poems from the book "The Opening of the Field". He also sings a song which comes at end of the first act of the play "Maidenhead". Duncan was born on January 7, 1919 and died on February 3 1988.
|ROBERT F KENNEDY AT SAN FERNANDO VALLEY STATE COLLEGE - Pacifica Radio Archives|
Robert F. Kennedy at San Fernando Valley State College, introduced by Jesse Unruh. Speech to students on campus during his Presidential campaign, shortly before his assassination in Downtown Los Angeles. - RECORDED: by KEDC, Van Nuys, California. BROADCAST: KPFK, 25 Mar. 1968. (50 min.) BB4629.
Keywords: kennedy; valley; college; pacifica; president; campaign; assassination
|Rod and Bob Jackson-Paris interviewed by Josy Catoggio|
Josy Catoggio interviews the body-building gay married couple Rod and Bob Jackson-Paris. They discuss their biographical book "Straight from the Heart: A Love Story," Tom Bianchi's book of photographs of them entitled "Bob & Rod," their relationship and their careers, politics, posing, and spirituality.
|Roland Hanna (Episode 25 of 33)|
Roland Hanna, piano, performs a jazz set with Clarence "Scoby" Stroman, drums, and Ron Carter, bass, at WBAI's Free Music Store on March 7, 1972. WBAI's Barbara Oka introduces the program. This program was recorded in stereo by David Rapkin and produced by the Music Department of WBAI. This recording was formerly cataloged as BC0709.20.
Keywords: Jazz music; Hanna; Roland
|Romeo and Juliet (Episode 27 of 29)|
The Word Players perform a fragmented, splintered version of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" for WBAI's Mind's Eye Theatre. The cast includes Gil Jardine, David Haight and Edgar Walker as Romeo; Susan Miller, Sherry Pockell, Ann Rivers and Julie Scherer. Music mixed by David Kavanaugh. Production assistant: Ann Goldberg. Technical direction by David Lerner. Directed by the Word Players from a conception by Baird Searles...
Keywords: Searles; Baird; Radio adaptations; Shakespeare; William; 1564-1616; Experimental theater
|Royal fireworks music (Episode 27 of 33)|
The London Symphony Orchestra of New York, conducted by Steve Richman, performs an outdoor concert in Prospect Park, Brooklyn for WBAI's Free Music Store on July 23, 1972. Musicians include William Blount and Travis Towle, clarinet; Richard Vrotney, Peter Dutton, Michael McCraw, Marvin Feinsmith, Randy Haviland and Carl Sawicki, bassoon; Marsha Heller, Stephen Berkelhammer, Brenda Schuman, and James Kendricks, oboes; Earl Chapin, Sarah Larson, Vincent Schneider, Steve Richman, Lloyd Rosevear, Ed...
|Russell Means / interviewed by Tim McGovern.|
Russell Means (1939- ) , American Indian Movement leader, discusses the Indian in U.S. history, the occupation of Wounded Knee, and the attitude of South Dakota toward its Native American inhabitants.